distillate distillate  /ˈdɪs tə ˌleɪt/

Definition(s):

  • (n) a purified liquid produced by condensation from a vapor during distilling; the product of distilling

Usage(s):

  1. Her departure was a distillate of all things Palin.
  2. This was, as is Romney's wont, distillate of hokum.
  3. Jack Paar's new show is a double-distillate of his midnight oil, full of songs, jokes, and home movies of Paar.

News

  • Crude-oil supplies rise by 2.5 mln barrels: EIA

    NEW YORK (MarketWatch) -- The U.S. Energy Information Administration on Wednesday reported that U.S. crude-oil supplies rose by 2.5 million barrels for the week ended June 7, to 393.8 million barrels. Analysts polled by Platts were looking for no change. Gasoline supplies increased by 2.7 million barrels, while distillate stockpiles decreased by 1.2 million barrels, the EIA said. Gasoline ...
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Market Watch

Quotes

  1. "Ivan has completely eliminated the cushion of spare distillate stocks in the Atlantic basin," said Yasser Elguindi of Medley Global Advisors. "Across the globe there is rising oil product demand and little spare refining capacity to meet...
    on Oct 6, 2004 By: Yasser Arafat Source: BBC News

  2. Jacques H. Rousseau, an analyst at Soleil-Back Bay Research, said, "Refined product inventories (gasoline plus distillate plus jet fuel) fell 3.3 million bbl (0.8%) last week due to lower supply. Refiners continued to operate at very low levels...
    on Oct 21, 2009 By: Jean-Jacques Rousseau Source: Oil & Gas Journal

  3. "The fall-off in demand is putting a lot of downward pressure on gasoline margins, but distillate margins are holding up reasonably well, so we're running our refineries to preferentially produce diesel," Brenneman told analysts.
    on Jul 24, 2008 By: Ron Brenneman Source: Reuters UK

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